Bedford Furnace

Bedford Furnace (HMU2Z)

Location: Orbisonia, PA 17243 Huntingdon County
Country: United States of America
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N 40° 14.368', W 77° 53.341'

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First iron furnace in the Juniata region. Famous as a center for making quality charcoal iron. Located on Black Log Creek below its junction with Shade Creek. Completed about 1786.
HM NumberHMU2Z
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 11:32am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 254240 N 4458340
Decimal Degrees40.23946667, -77.88901667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 14.368', W 77° 53.341'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 14' 22.08" N, 77° 53' 20.46" W
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Area Code(s)814
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 509 Ridgely St, Orbisonia PA 17243, US
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